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. the white house said north korea is threatening the united nations and we will tell you how the united nations is responding. he was hit while walking in the crosswalk, we will tell you about the safety improvements his mother would like to see. it is all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news.
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complete coverage starts rye now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. good morning, thank you for joining us, it is tuesday february 12th, i am pam cook. >> let's check weather and traffic, i am ready steve, i am sitting down ready for your forecast. >> understanding up and i am ready too. coastal fog, bayside fog it will not do much but it will cool things down. it will still be nice but just a little cooler with 50s and mid-60s. good morning, traffic is moving well as you drive to the bottom of the hill on sunole grade. a three car accident on i-80 shut one lane down and police are still looking at one of the drivers, it happened just before 2:00 a.m. just before a street.
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a nissan slammed into a guardrail. the driver of this car fled and skimmed the pileup over damaging the front of that vehicle. when it was over three people were taken to the hospital, one had critical injuries. it is 5:01 let's go back to the desk. one person was killed in a shooting four others were wounded. tara moriarty is in vallejo and tara, police are still out there? >> reporter: yes, police secured the scene but investigators left because they needed to interview victims who were in the hospital. crime scene detectives are marking shell casings as well as the garage, detectives have been in there looking for clues and that's where they were when somebody walked up and started shooting. the violence broke out 8:30
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last night on humboldt streets. one man in his 20s was killed. another person was rushed to the hospital and three other gunshot victims were driven there shortly after the shooting. >> multiple casings spread about the area again, we are processing the scene and we are taking as many precautions we can. >> now police were able to secure a search warrant. they have sifted through the area and we didn't believe they have actually found anything inside that car but they are looking for clues, weapons anything that might help this investigation. >> reporter: we did learn that for you of these gunshot victims were men, one was a woman. we will stay on top of this and try to figure out how it all
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unfolded as well as figure out a motive here. tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 morning news. police in south san francisco are seeking the whereabouts and welfare of a man and woman. the two were involved in a disturbance near fso. the couple have a child together and live in the sacramento area. police want to make sure that couple is okay. if you have any information please contact south sanford police. it happened at salon no way -- solano way and questions are being raised about the safety of that intersection. >> reporter: this morning the boy's mother is calling for improvements to this intersection. her son was trying to get across when he was struck by a car and suffered a serious head
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injury. this morning, joey is in the hospital suffering from a critical injury. he was walking to basketball practice 1:30 in the afternoon when the incident happened. he was thrown 30 feet in the air during impact. the driver of the car stayed here and cooperated at the scene and did not show any signs of impairment. while it is unclear how fast the car was going, the boy's mother said cars go right through the crosswalk and she believes it needs stop signs to protect pedestrians. >> they run through the crosswalk and they speed and it took something like this and i hope the city of concord finally wakes up and does something about that intersection because there will be more lives that will be in
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danger. last nights they linked hands. his mother said he will remain in a medically-induced coma for probably the next few days until the swelling on his brain goes down and at that point the doctor can give the family a better long time prognosis for what is to come, alex savage, ktvu channel 2 morning news. north korea's latest test came through and they successfully conducted an underground test defying the un's rules. they are blaming united states hostility is the reason for that test. white house said the
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president will talk about immigration reform rain storm he reform, -- immigration reform and creating jobs. >> the core emphasis on these big speeches remains the same and that's to make the economy work for the middle-class because the middle-class is the engine that drives this country forward. >> following the state of the union address, president barack obama will travel to three different communities. the president will go to ashville north carolina on friday. senator marco rubio will deliver a speech immediately after the president. senator marco rubio will deliver his address in both english and spanish and seen as another effort to attract
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latino voters. senator marco rubio is routinely mentioned as a possible presidential candidate in 2016. they are holding a watch party for the state of the union address and it is being held in dunn hall at 6:00 p.m. and professors will hold an announcement after the speech. you can watch it right here at 6:00 and at 7:30 we will break down the president's speech and gop response with our political colleagues. >> i just got off the phone with pg&e and they say about 1,000 customers are without power in the redwood heights area in oakland and this power will be out until 8:00. i just got off the phone with a representative and that's what they told us. about 1,000 people are without power and they are aware of the problem and this could be very inn convenient. if you know somebody there, you
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may want to give them a wakeup call because their alarm clock may not be going off. no major problem and as you can see it is light, there are no major problems getting into san francisco and traffic looks good. i want to mention on the east shore freeway in vallejo, road sensor are picking up slow traffic only on the eastbound side and there are no major problems there. 5:08 let's go to steve. >> thank you, sal. another quiet pattern, are things going to change, steve. it looks like next week. if this is kind of a false sense, it looks very quiet. mild to warm. mostly sunny, there will be a few high clouds, a component of an offshore breeze, now temperatures are cooler by a
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wide margin for most. mountain view is 37, that is at moffett, they say i live in sunny veil and that's because it is closer than the bay so it runs warmer. and moffett is 37 and a north wind 15 miles per hour they were in the 40s today they are in the low 30s. we have more of a westerly breeze and also at fso. we are getting fine scale on some of these features. patchy fog inland as well and then a mild pattern, 60s clear lake. yesterday it was warmer on the coast than it was towards pittsburgh and antioch and brentwood. gilroy 66, san jose 64, they
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were only 62 yesterday. afternoon bay pacifica, they all cool down not much but a little bit. not much change wednesday, sunnyside up and warmer thursday into friday and it will not hold but it will also be a little cooler. just hours ago a private decision. >> plus new video. the surprising items he has been seen in a sporting good store. good evening, traffic is still light in vallejo, we will tell you more about the traffic and weather straight ahead. [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents are awesome.
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. welcome back, it is now 5:13 and there is new video on christopher dorner killing three people. christopher dorner went to a sporting good store just two days before the killing began. tmz obtained this video showing christopher dorner buying scuba diving equipment. christopher dorner tried to steal a boat in san diego a few days later. the massive manhunt may be shifting south of the border. authorities now has evidence that christopher dorner may
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have fled to mexico and may have had help from a friend identified only as jy. he has been on the run for more than a week and he could be anywhere. we are following several new developments following the latest test by north korea. kyla campbell reports in our washington d.c. newsroom and there are more threats out of north korea, kyla? >> reporter: they warn they will move forward with second and third measures of quote, greater intensity. now the united nations council has scheduled an emergency meeting in less than an hour. the foreign ministry claims they did not violate any laws and today's test was a self- defense measure. immediately united nations condemned the move and only the major ally, china opposed it.
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today's test can be attached to a missile and targeted at the u.s. >> this was conducted as a realistic test to protect the sovereignty against the u.s.... >> reporter: this comes as president barack obama is preparing for his state of union address tonight and the timing of this test is no coincidence. i did reach out to see if the president will respond to this latest test and she has not gotten back to me. i will give you another update when i see you next. kyla campbell washington d.c. ktvu channel 2 morning news. senator chuck hagel's fellow republicans on the committee have challenged his
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past statements on israel iran and nuclear weapons. they pressed senator chuck hagel for more of his personal finances. a cruise ship is expected to be towed to alabama instead of new mexico. strong currents caused the ship to drift north. triumph became stranded and more than 3,000 passengers are on board and are sick. they are dealing with no working toilets and that ship should arrive in mobile alabama on thursday. this action comes after a tanker hit a tower on the bridge last month. the ship had a quarter of a mile visibility. the harbor safety committee has made a list of recommendations including ships sailing north under of the bridge when visibility is about a mile and
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a half or less. the olympic committee has decided to drop wrestling from the olympic program. it removes one of the oldest olympic sports from the 20/20 olympic games. however they found declining interest in wrestling in recent years. now eliminating one sport allows them to add another one later this year. they are celebrating asian heritage. jeremy lynn will face his former teammates as a member of the rockets. he will take part of the question-and-answer session after the game is over and former assistant assembly woman will be there as well. a lot of people look up to him. let's check on sal with traffic, sal? northbound 280 is looking good getting up to highway 17
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with no major problems. also the morning commute is looking good if you are driving at the westbound bay bridge toll plaza and we are getting conflicting information about a power outage and pg&e said the power outage in oakland hills near redwood road would not be back on until 8:00 but some customers are are aring their power is back on. also it looks good between panola and richmond, let's go to steve. >> some low clouds are back, low cloud deck patchy fog, yesterday we had clear smooth sailing and a few high clouds slipping down from the north. it will still be nice today just a little bit cool with the addition of coastal fog which pops up pretty fast. it was not there yesterday but it is here today. it is a slight offshore breeze but closer to the coast and bay more of a westerly breeze.
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patchy fog, lots of sun. temperatures 31, livermore 31 and 33 half-moon bay at this time. fso 42 with that low cloud deck and more of a westerly breeze. it is not as strong as yesterday, that is for sure but the combination of the two, yesterday closer to the coast allows for more of a westerly breeze and it will ramp up and with us. it is slightly cooler coast and bay once the fog burns off. we have 60s for some, about a 10-degree spread closer to the coast and bay, yesterday was warmer coast and bay, today will be a little different. there is too much of a westerly breeze in place, half-moon bay san francisco, redwood city, menlo park 62. not much change use it, it does
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look warmer thursday and friday and just a little bit cooler. now the european markets are mostly higher at this hour. they started out on the downside but are recovering a bit. that is after japan's nikkei closed up at 15%. they applied approval for anti- deflakes policies. -- anti-defiliation. they pointed to a slightly lower opening and you can see a little bit of a mixed picture but we will get closer after the bell. shares closed down 2% after an unfavorable review of the sedan. the ceo accuses him of misrepresenting the item and
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drove faster than the speed limit. people in marin counties are mourning the loss of a man who once served and protected their community. the reaction to the death of a former police chief. it is proving to be a damaging dinner, we will explain, stay tuned.
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. welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news.
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time now 5:23, a long time police chief has died while visiting his family in southern california. he retired in 2010 from the police department ending a long career that spanned 50 years. at the time he retired he was the longest serving police chief in california. san francisco police said two officers were attacked while trying to break up a fight. it happened at 7:00 a.m. officers saw two men fighting and tried to break it up when one of the men's friend knocked out one of the officers and broke the officer's nose. he was arrested for assault and resisting arrest. they found a baby alligator at a couple's home during a reason arrest. officer's first stopped the couple in their car after authorities suspected them of having marijuana.
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they found the marijuana in the car and a handgun. after that arrest they found more marijuana and the baby alligator in their home. the alligator was turned over to human service -- humane animal services. various bird advocates found this bird causes angel wings. it causes them to stick straight out and they lose the ability to fly. feeding seeds is a less damaging alternative. what are you looking at, sal? we are starting off with 280 northbound getting up to highway 17 with no major problems so far. also the drive on the sunole grade looks the same as you passing mission boulevard. i just got off the phone with pg&e and there are 986
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customers without power and those customers have been restored and everybody is back online. let's go to steve. coast and bay, a little bit inland, not a lot, there is a slight component to an offshore breeze closer to the coast and bay and temperatures will be mainly in the lower 60s, pam. the pope stunned the world by announcing his resignation. there is new information which may have led up to the pope's historic decision. there is hundreds of people at a town hall meeting, we will tell you what happened last night. we have more about what we learned about a terrifying shooting. stay tuned.
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. good morning, thank you for joining us, steve is here to talk about the weather, more of the same. >> we are not all wearing gray and planned it. it is not a gray day. >> very well said. we have more in the way of coastal fog and bayside fog, it will cool down, 50s and low-to- mid of 0s -- 60s, here is sal.
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bart is on time so far according to bart dispatchers. this is a look at the commute on interstate 880 in oakland and this traffic is moving along nicely, it is 5:30 let's go back to dave and pam. police are looking for suspects in a terrifying shooting. 1 person -- one person was killed four others wounded. it is still not clear what led to the gunfire but vallejo police are looking for evidence on the scene and we will have more coming up at 6:00. a man in oakland led police on a chase and managed to get away. it happened near 102 avenue and international boulevard. a man crashed the car and managed to run off. the passenger hit was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. time now 5:30. a man is in the hospital after being shot several times by
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richmond police. it happened 5:00 yesterday afternoon. neighbors called the police saying an armed man was walking in the streets and when police arrived they saw an armed man behind an apartment building. >> officers were confronted with the armed suspect, shots were fired, the suspect was hit and he has been taken to the hospital in critical condition. >> now officers have been put on administrative leave which is department policy while the investigation continues. a debate over gun sales in los gatos drew a huge crowd at the town hall meeting. they will talk about why the controversy is not over yet, good morning janine de la vega. >> reporter: what came out of last night's meeting is that it is safe to operate but they did look at staff to put new policies in place.
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at last night's council meeting it was packed with overflow. some were outraged because there was no town ordinance or public meeting about the newly opened store that sells guns. one person even made a death threat to the owner according to his attorney and they were holding up signs in support of that store for some and here is what was said. >> we can be an example and we can be one less... >> fact, the only thing that stops a crazy man with a gun is a good guy with a gun. good guy's can't get guns if they don't have stores like this to go to. >> they should come back to a future meeting for gun sales. a police process permit is required and a temporary moratorium will be held on gun
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sales. they say any potential gun sales or moratorium on future gun sales will not affect their operation here. reporting live in los gatos janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 morning news. it will be discussed at a judiciary meeting and they will hear from opposing sides on gun control. this is the committee's second meeting since the mass shooting at sandy hook elementary school in newtown connecticut. a man is in critical condition after being hit by a car in concord. alex savage is at the intersection, it is known to be a dangerous spot, alex? >> reporter: it is according to the boy's mother who we spoke to last night. she believes the city of concord should be putting in stop signs where the crash
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happened yesterday to slow down cars in this area and make sure people can safely get across the street. this high school freshman was hit while in the crosswalk and now he has severe swelling on his brain. he was walking to basketball practice at mt. diablo high school at 1:30 in the afternoon yesterday. he was thrown 30 feet in the air and landed on his head. the driver cooperated with police and investigators said she did not show any signs of impairment. still the boy said this is a dangerous intersection for pedestrians. >> reports that i got is that the person who hit him, did not even break. she just ran into him, he apparently hit the windshield and landed on his head. he actually looks good, but he
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is in very critical condition right now. >> reporter: last night his teammates on his basketball team could be seen linking hands and praying for him. they canceled practice and even his basketball coaches visited him at the hospital and his mother said at this point he is in a medically-induced coma and will remain there for the next few days until the swelling on his brain goes down. we are live this morning in concord, alex savage, ktvu channel 2 morning news. your time now 5:35, the vatican is acknowledging for the first time pope benedict xvi has had a pace maker for years. this came one day after the pope announced he was resigning. he cited his age and fatigue is the reasons he is stepping down. even his closest associates had
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no idea he was planning on stepping down. the church hopes to have a new pope in place in time for easter. the number of catholics is declining in europe and there is a projected boom in asia and latin america. and a new pope could come from a country far away from europe. >> up until this point popes have always been european but the college of cardinals is becoming much more global. >> cardinals from nigeria and canada. they are all on the short list. there is one considered to become the next pope. the arch diocese recently barred him from public duties for not doing more to stop sexual abuse by priests when he
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led the archdiocese. he looks forward to traveling to rome to elect the next pope. you will find more on the pope's decision to step down and you will find the process of choosing the next pope on i am looking at the toll plaza and we can all look together, westbound toll plaza is moving along very nicely no major problems moving into the city and between san francisco and oakland. you still have a window of opportunity before it starts getting busy. if you are driving on him myths -- on nimitz freeway and it is a nice looking drive. and also as we look at the san
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mateo bridge, it is going well on the way to the peninsular. let's go to steve. not bad, santa rosa and oakland downtown all hit 60 degrees. not today, there is a little more coastal and bay fog around and it is staying to the north. colder lows, patchy fog in parts of the north bay and there will still be a lot of sun but i want to show you last friday the rain has moved into the texas panhandle. severe weather into the backside of that is snow. so this will be a big time weather maker as it moves across the country but our little system has gained a lot of strength as it gains warm air from the gulf and there is a lot of ingredients causing it to strengthen. 46 in san francisco, a lot of
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30s around with some patchy fog. there is still a component of an offshore breeze which is not as strong as yesterday but half- moon bay has it turning north. it is a little bit cooler today and it is spilling over the ridge of high pressure which will remain the rest of this week. a little cooler coast and bay and warm for some, getting there clear lake 68 petaluma 62, 63 brentwood, downtown oakland 59, 65 alameda, cupertino 65 as well, 58 daily city, 62 palo alto, so nice, i think tomorrow will be about the same and then we warm it up thursday and friday and the weekend is mostly sunny but a little bit cooler. all right, thank you, steve.
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people are still digging out after that record-breaking snow over the weekend. the big concern is roofs can collapse over the weight of that snow and ice. and the cleanup efforts are on the way in mississippi after a very districttive tornado blew -- districttive tornado blew through that town. more than 80 people were hurt and 7,000 people still have no election thristy. -- elect tisty. -- electricity. 7,000 people are still -- still have no homes. the reason why one group in san francisco is protesting al gore's visit. it looks good out to the high-rise, we will have another update straight ahead.
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. a little bit of coast and bay, yesterday is clear, it's not as nice as yesterday low-to- mid 60s. here is a quick look at some of the top stories we are following at 5:43, this morning police in vallejo are searching for suspects in a terrifying shooting last night. one person was killed, four others were wounded. it happened on humbolt street and it is still not clear what led to those shootings. there was an early morning crash involving three cars. one car slammed into the guardrail just before, a street. a second car hit the back of
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that nissan and the driver of that car fled and police are searching for him. a third car skimmed the back of that pileup and three people were taken to the hospital, one had critical injuries. and north korea said the latest nuclear test was only a first response to what they call u.s. threats. the government said they will continue with unspecified measures of greater intensity. they will meet at an emergency session which is a response to what they did. the thai government received information that al qaeda is planning on targeting the consulate. details have not been released but the extra security will last at least until sunday. happening now, the senate
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armed services will discuss the impacts of cuts that it would have on the defense department. if congress does not act soon to avoid that, $85 billion in spending cuts are set to take place on march 1st. a bulk of those cuts will come on the military. in the meantime military has discussed benefits for same sex partners in the military and benefits are said to become available as early as august 31st. movie theaters support programs on basis and it shows the ability to fly on aircrafts. government authorities are meeting in washington d.c. talking about the future of the high speed railroad gram. this is part of a three day high speed rail summit with visionaries reviewing the high speed rail association's plan which lasts from 2015 to 2030.
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now the first phase will focus in washington d.c. from san diego to san francisco. al gore will spend some time in the bay area and the nobel peace prize winner will be discussing his new book. one group in san francisco plans on protesting his visit tonight and they are angry about the smart meter technology that he is said to be a supporter. he is speaking at the marriott at noon today and tomorrow he will be in san francisco at 7:30 and tomorrow he will be speaking at 7:00 p.m. in san rafael at don't anybody can't tune -- dominican university. they are trying to lure them to move to texas. perry plans on meeting today
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with more businesses although he would not say which ones. it is confirmed that one company will listen to what he has to say. a manufacturing business at the state of california desperately wants to stay right here. new information in east napa happened last may. the police officer shot a 26- year-old man after a foot chase acted in self-defense. he was left in a coma but survived and filed a lawsuit alleging he used excessive force. a woman was hit with a stray bullet at 6:00 last night. it came from somebody who was shotting at a car on sick can more drive -- near her home, and neighbors say this is the
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third time that duplex has been hit. well the work officially has begun on the final segment. it is expected to give a lot of relief to one of the most congested roads. it should ease the congestion and the light rail extension is due to be done 2015. we are looking at the east bay and you can see traffic is getting busier just by the last 15 or 20 minutes. we have more people on the road, no major problems getting to the bay bridge toll plaza. there is a little bit of a delay here, nothing too bad, once you get on to the span it does look good. if you are driving on dumbarton, it is okay getting
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over to the peninsular. let's go to steve. we have patchy low clouds, so it is a little cooler and much more pronounced offshore breeze. yesterday 63 degrees and it was clear and they got the benefit of that easterly breeze. partly cloudy skies, by noon most of it should be gone. we will have a high of 63 and storm track continues as colder lows come and there will still be patchy sun not as warm as yesterday, and temperatures are much cooler than they were yesterday. afternoon bay, now -- half-moon bay has an offshore breeze. still, low clouds popped up pretty fast but with those in place it will be cooler coast and bay. fog, sun, mild, a little
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cooler, lots of supplement and yesterday we had some -- lots of sun, and yesterday we had some fog. 66 should cover it and then warmer. we'll see some low 70s and still pretty nice on the weekend just a little bit of a cooler pattern. american express is offering a program that allows twitter uses to use gift cards. starting tomorrow they can use rekindle fire. if you tweet they will get a confirmation and then you have 15 minutes to retweet to make the purchase. once it is sent, credit card information is not shared with retailers. it becomes the home of the latte. berger king will announce --
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burker dear -- burger king will announce an expansion. they will have a van nil la -- vanilla latte and they are doing it because it has been very successful at mcdonalds. law enforcement officials found something after weeks of digging where a cereal killer -- serial killer may have been buried. will some customers have a beef with this? we will explain.
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. good morning, a little bit of patchy fog, areas are still mild closer to the coast and bay. excavations going on at a san joaquin valley well. so far crews have only found debris, no remains. that search of the well started five weeks ago and they have gone down more than 95 feet. more than a year ago the remains of three bodies and a fetus was found near that well. information from wesley howard shermantine prompted the fbi to begin that new search.
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an alameda county judge had no obligation to save a downing man. zack waded out to the water on memorial day 2011. his foster mother had somebody call 911 and said he was suicidal. police watched from shore and they said he i don't know if he was violent and he drowned about an hour later. yesterday a federal judge denied the company's request which passed the february 28th deadline. the case starts with ken salazar to not renew the farm's lease. bay area restaurants are trying out a vegan burrito which comes from the soybeanry.
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they hope to get people to come in as the price of beef continues to rise. rain is expected during tonight's fat tuesday celebration but organizers say it will not keep people off the streets. despite the rainy weather parades went on as planned yesterday and fat tuesday is expected to bring as many as 1,000 people to the streets of new orleans. and the event features creative costumes, lots of music and colorful beads. this event starts 5:00 this evening after the outdoor festival, and mardi gras mascara raid ball will take place at the west bacon reference center. we are getting closer to
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6:00, let's check in with sal. >> those people sound like they are having too much fun. >> they always do. >> i just look at things in my prison, we have to get up super early and can't have fun at night. i know you are probably the same way, hitting the roads just to avoid the slow traffic. moving to the sunole grade, we head passed the mission boulevard. coming up next, president barack obama prepares for the state of the union address. we will have a preview and the rising star who will be giving the response. and in vallejo five people were shot, one was killed and are the shootings connected? we had some upper 60s yesterday, and it is a little bit cooler


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